Friday, May 20, 2022

Community News

The Jewish Historical Society To Host Dr. Alison Dobrick

On Sunday, May 22 at 7 p.m. the Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey will have a (virtual) presentation by Dr. Alison Dobrick, director of the William Paterson University Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, “Antisemitism Today: Awareness & Action.”


Lubavitch on the Palisades to Offer Judaism Civil Law Series

Lubavitch on the Palisades presents “Beyond Right—A Six-Week Series Examining the Values That Shape Judaism’s Civil Code.”

The series begins Tuesday, May 17, 8:30-9:30 p.m. at Lubavitch on the Palisades, 11 Harold St., Tenafly, New Jersey. Zoom option available. Meeting ID will be provided upon


Kaplen JCC on the Palisades 41st Annual Rubin Run Is This Sunday

(Courtesy of JCCOTP) Registration is now open for the 41st Annual Rubin Run, which will be held in person at the Kaplen JCC on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8. The Rubin Run celebrates family and fitness, while raising important funds for programs that improve the quality of life for children, teens and adults in


Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies to Bring Dr. Weissman Joselit to YINR

Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies (WIJS) at Young Israel of New Rochelle is proud to present Dr. Jenna Weissman Joselit on Monday, May 9 at 8:30 p.m. (ET) on Zoom. Weissman Joselit will be the final speaker of the 2021-2022 season in the monthly scholarly programming offered by WIJS at YINR.


Micah Philanthropies Invests $1 Million in Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

(Courtesy of YCT) Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT) announced a $1 million gift from Micah Philanthropies. Micah Philanthropies, founded by Ann and Jeremy Pava and based in West Hartford, Connecticut, is devoted to making traditional Judaism relevant. The Pavas noted: “We are inspired by YCT and Rabbi Dov Linzer’s vision for a more


Is Rutgers Advising BDS Allies?

Rutgers law advocacy center speaker
coaches students on how to speak to police
when advancing anti-Israel messages.

A representative of an organization whose mission is to “bolster the Palestine solidarity movement by


Six Teaneck Shuls to Celebrate Shabbat Chayal on May 7

Since 2005, many congregations have designated a Shabbat in the spring, usually coordinating with Yom Ha’Zikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut, as Shabbat Chayal in support of IDF soldiers in their defense of Medinat Yisrael. Originally the Shabbat was referred to as “IDF Shabbat” and was established by Jonny Ben


Appeals Court Rejects Bid to Bar ZOA Attorney From Clifton School Board Case

A state appeals court quickly rejected the attempt to keep the director of the Zionist Organization of America’s Center for Law and Justice from joining as co-counsel in a case involving two Clifton Board of Education commissioners who allegedly made antisemitic statements at board meetings.



Arutz Sheva to Hold Conference in NYC Next Month

Conference planned for May 22 in Manhattan, part of the ‘Celebrate Israel’ parade events.

(Courtesy of Besheva) The Israeli Besheva media group, which includes Arutz Sheva and Israel National News, has announced that this year it is bringing its annual


Ma’ayanot 25th Anniversary Dinner Honors Parents, Beloved Dean and Esteemed Teacher

(Courtesy of Ma’ayanot) Celebrating 25 years of excellence, the Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls Annual Scholarship Dinner will be on Monday evening, May 23 at Ma’ayanot’s beautifully renovated and expanded campus. Since its founding in 1997, Ma’ayanot has educated hundreds of young women


Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon to Speak Sunday, May 1, at Keter Torah

(Courtesy of Keter Torah) In celebration of Israel’s 74th Independence Day, Keter Torah, 600 Roemer Avenue, Teaneck, is proud to host Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon for a shiur and breakfast on Sunday, May 1, at 9:00 a.m.

Rabbi Rimon will speak on “The Halachic Ramifications of the IDF after 2,000


Bronx Jewish Center Plans Community Dinner

Please join the Bronx Jewish Center for its next community Shabbat dinner on Friday, May 6, starting at 7 p.m. at the Bronx Jewish Center located at 1969 Haight Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461. The BJC will be welcoming back the entire Bronx and Westchester community. Reconnect with your old friends and neighbors and meet new

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